Lawmaker: ‘Anti-democratic’ for Supreme Court to bar cameras

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The court announced Monday it is setting aside three days beginning March 26 to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare legislation.

While the high court has never allowed cameras, the healthcare-law topic led C-SPAN to request access during the oral arguments. Sens. Dick DurbinDick DurbinLobbying World Judiciary Dems seek hearing on voting rights Elizabeth Warren stumps, raises funds for Duckworth MORE (D-Ill.) and Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyGrassley: Trump would pick 'right type' of Supreme Court justice Advocacy group seeks probe into DOD statements on sexual assault Social Security moves to block the mentally ill from purchasing guns MORE (R-Iowa) also introduced a Senate bill earlier this month that would allow cameras to cover public court proceedings.

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